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FOX
Oct 16, 2012 6:00am EDT
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MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 10:00am PDT
for the public right now is please listen to what your state and local officials are saying. >> that left bill clinton flying solo in florida. >> i was supposed to be the warmup man for president obama today. but that storm on the east coast had other ideas. >> governor romney canceled his schedule tonight but today he was still campaigning out of the storm's path in ohio. >> on the eastern coast of our nation, a lot of people are enduring some very difficult times. and our hearts and our prayers go to them. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. and we are in a special edition today, hurricane sandy growing stronger, reaching what could be historic strength as it heads directly for the northeast. we've got all of our reporters standing by throughout the danger zones with full reports but first, our meteorologist bill karins, live in lower manhattan, bracing for the storm surge tonight. bill, you're down there near battery city and obviously you're looking at tide coming in i guess around 8:30 tonight, is the really first test of just how bad this is going to be? >> yeah. this is
Current
Oct 25, 2012 9:00pm PDT
.com, you can find out in your local neighborhood where your neighborhood team leaders are and you can get in touch with them. find out what activities are going on. where to make phone calls what doors to knock on. what's happening organizationally in your region. it is best way to get involved. dashboard.barack obama.com. >> jennifer: you hear that? there is a way to get involved and make a difference in this campaign. stephanie cutter, deputy campaign manager for obama 2012. thanks so much for joining us. >> thanks, governor. >> jennifer: all right. coming up, if you're one of those junkies who just eats, sleeps and breathes politics, you are going to flat out love what we have coming up next. forget must-win states. we're going to get you on the ground in some must-win counties. plus, what was the very first political ad? how about the very first attack ad? tonight, we're going to kick off our series on the selling of the president. political ads that changed history. and later millennials, you young people are
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 4:00pm PDT
local media coverage in the critical state of virginia but also he is sort of holed up trying to make sure that he does the homework and gets ready for the second debate. take a listen to how jay carney yesterday described vice president biden's performance in thursday night's debate against paul ryan. take a listen now. >> i took extreme pleasure in watching the debate last night because of the way that he demonstrated his passion and his wisdom and the joy that he brings to the job of serving the american people as vice president and of working with this president to bring about positive change for the middle class and for this country. >> reporter: what is significant about that is you hear jay carney going on and on about the passion and joy that vice president biden brought to his performance. democrats in private have been imploring the president to bring that kind of passion and zip on tuesday night at hofstra. that is the pressure on him is to do just that, harris. >> even the president himself alluded to the fact that there is things he wants to do differently. how will he do
CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
. let us look at this post -- state a bit more. local a lot more. they should keep them and aligned with regard to protecting rights. protecting the american economy on a global scale. regulating commerce, and relate regulating big business for the protection of the people -- setting reasonable taxes for the welfare of the nation, protecting and maintaining, advancing the national infrastructure. generally acting as leaders. next up is sherry, watching us up in des moines, iowa. caller: i do agree with mitt romney. i think the government is getting way too big. host: next up is les in detroit. a democrat. you are on. caller: we in michigan have to decide in november whether to allow a big state to come into a city to take over and take a financial manager or an emergency manager and. i guess they think the cities who have -- local government where they can come in and remove the city officials. like the mayor, city council. now, i do not think that is what the presidential candidate mitt romney had in mind when he wanted to say states have rights. but what about the city's rights to
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
-powered or hand-cranked radio areto get news from the local stations. cell phones -- sometimes they don't work. radios are the best way to get communication in the local communities. >> how do we measure this storm against others we have seen in the last 25 years? >> i don't measure storms against the last one. they're all so unique. i try to focus on the consequences. for the northeast, i think after last year's irene, we pretty well reminded everybody northeast has a hurricane threat. >> all right. >> they would like to reopen trading by wednesday of this week at the latest. >> do many insurance companies cover this type of sdmer. >> many don't. they don't include flood insurance, water damage. many homeowners if they look at their policies will recognize that hurricanes in many cases aren't covered. they would have to buy insurance through the government insurance for flooding and many haven't done that. we might find out there are plenty of people after this that don't have the coverage they would need. >> thank you. >>> the presidential campaigns have canceled more th
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
, local news shows, bloorg, fox, i don't watch a lot because i find t it is like msnbc, both of them are buysed for their cause and msnbc is totally biased for obama. i do a lot of research for myself and people should. host: the des moines register endorsed mitt romney as a candidate and we'll be looking at the battleground state of iowa this morning. we're doing a whole series looking at battleground states. so we'll check in with a news man in iowa this morning. host: hello. caller: i've never called in before but it seems like i have a lot of opinions on this election where as the previous one i've only voted one other time tabbed previous time i didn't really pay much attention to. but in regard to the hurricane, obviously i'm in cspan.org, it's not like it's a threat to me, but i think that with recent events benghazi and whatnot, it really is going to be a testament as to how obama is going to respond to this. and maybe he might gain some votes back from people he lost them from depending on how he respond to it. and i mean, i think that it's kind of ify with all of the campai
MSNBC
Oct 30, 2012 2:00pm EDT
of the city. that was a message that was repeatedly stated. there's evidence of that in our local daily newspaper. there's evidence of that with some of the major network affiliates. there's video footage. the message has always been consistent. where the governor is getting his knowledge and his information, only god knows. >> mayor, i appreciate you coming on to discuss this situation. i know that you put the residents first, as is the governor at this time. we'll see what happens after this. >> i hope that journalistic integrity would prevail and someone would challenge the governor to provide the source of the information he got. he's dead wrong, plain and simple. >> thank you for your time. i appreciate it. >> you're welcome. >> the final jobs report is scheduled to be released friday, but will sandy delay that report? we'll have a live update from wall street. the storm forced some early voting sites to close in virginia, west virginia, and north carolina. is it possible election day could be affected by all of this? first, new comments from secretary of state hillary clinton in b
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 4:05pm EDT
this very seriously and follow the instructions of your state and local officials, because they are going to be providing you with the best advice in terms of how to deal with this storm over the coming days. we just had an excellent meeting with the team here, the various agencies in charge, including the department of defense, the department of energy, and others that will need to respond very quickly. we have had a chance to talk to regional officials as well. i just had a phone call with the governors of the potentially impacted states and cities in the region. at this stage everyone is confident that the staging process, the positioning of resources, commodities, and equipment that will be needed to respond to the storm are in place. as craig has emphasized, this has not made landfall yet. we do not yet know where it will hit, where we're going to see the biggest impacts. that is exactly why it is so important for us to respond big and fast as local information starts coming in. i want to thank all of the members of the team for the outstanding work they're doing, but the other thing
Current
Oct 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
-positioned assets so that fema personnel are working closely with state and local governments. there has been extraordinarily close coordination between state, federal, and local governments. >> and everybody on the local level have backed that up. 1-800-steph-1-2 is the number to call that's 1-800-steph-1-2. let's talk to don in florida about privatizing fema. hey, don. >> caller: yeah, thanks for taking my call. i have a political strategy for ohio actually a democratic one. but romney is trying to do whatever he can to get any press coverage he can possibly get. these food thing, i heard he called these governors and all of this stuff. i know he has been running for president for the last 20 years it seems, he wouldn't even be in the picture but he is just trying to get his name out there, because obama and the storm will get all of the reaction. >> and it seems like him calling the governors would be just getting in the way. >> and what a coincidence he is doing this in all of the battleground states. >> he'll privatize anything for a buck. >> yeah. >> one way to get r
CNN
Oct 15, 2012 8:00am PDT
to a local campaign office and handed out some pizza. he he realizes he has a lot at stake because of his first poor performance in his first debate. >> he knew when he walked off that stage and he also knew as he watched the tape of that debate that he's got to be more energetic. i think you'll see somebody who is very passionate about the choice that our country faces and putting that choice in front of voters. >> the president can change his style, he can change his tactics, he can't change his record and he can't change his policies. that's what this election is about. >> that's the spin from the campaign. we're here at hofstra university. a very different format from the first debate. the moderator is you're own cnn candy crowley and questions will also come from undecided voters in the audience on international and domestic affairs. >> that's like we like to called the wild card where things can actually get kind of wild. >> there is a lot riding on the second presidential debate. i don't think you need me to tell you that. as paul just told us, the candidates are spending a lot of
MSNBC
Oct 10, 2012 8:00pm PDT
this moderate position when asked by a local iowa reporter if he will pursue any legislation specifically regarding abortion. >> there's no legislation with regards to abortion that i'm familiar with that would become part of my agenda. >> that statement is at odds with romney's entire campaign. his running mate and his party platform. president obama called romney on it during an interview with abc news. >> this is another example of governor romney hiding positions he's been campaigning on for a year and a half. >> does he lie? >> no, i actually think his position on, when it comes to women's rights to control their own health care decisions, you know, what he has been saying is exactly what he believes. he thinks that it is appropriate for politicians to inject themselves into those decisions. i think governor romney has made it very clear that if a bill comes to his desk that overturns roe versus wade, that he will be fully supportive of that. >> romney's own vice presidential candidate has introduced legislation to restrict abortion. reporters asked paul ryan if he's on the same page
MSNBC
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. number one, expect a war on planned parenthood, romney in an interview with a local missouri reporter back in march. >> my test is simple. is the program so critical it's worth borrowing money from china to pay for it? on that basis you get rid of obama care. that's the first one. there are others, planned parenthood, we'll get rid of that. >> okay. there he is, romney chose a vp, by the way, paul ryan, who co-sponsored a, quote, personhood bill. with congressman todd akin aboard. that personhood bill basically guarantees if not the criminalization of abortion, something close to it. the republican platform is out of date. it calls for a human life amendment to the constitution to, quote, make clear the 14th amendment's protections apply to unborn children. unborn children at the age of a couple seconds have the right to property. romney has a right to support a supreme court justice, here's what he wants. >> hope to appoint justices to the supreme court that will follow the law and the constitution and it would be my preference that they reverse roe v. wade, therefore they return to
FOX
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
price, really, that we'll get. >> a local business electronicsed to provide debate merchandise says it can barely keep up with demand. danville will spend $100,000 to stage the debate. city officials say after hosting the debate in 2000, they know the expense is well worth it. >>> there's a different kind of debate tonight, between bill o'reilly and jon stewart. two hosts with clashing political viewpoints. they will have a mock debate at george washington university, and call it the rumble 2012. tickets sold out almost immediately, and the show will be available over the internet through live streaming. >>> people reduced to tears. >> it's hard to come here. i've been a self sufficient person my whole life. >> she's upset over one mayor's plan to close soup kitchens. why he wants to put them out of business. >> a cool down is in the forecast for your bay area weekend. we're up with a mix of clouds, some fog. we'll look at what to suspect for your neighborhood coming up -- what to expect for your neighborhood coming up. >>> a 10-year-old colorado girl is missing and police have now
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm EDT
that fema personnel are working closely with state and local governments. we are making sure that food and water and emergency generation is available for those communities that will be hardest hit. we anticipate that the center of the storm will hit landfall sometime this evening, but because of the nature of this storm, we are certain that this will be a slow-moving process through a wide swath of the country. millions of people will be affected. the most important message i have for the public right now is, please listen to what your state and local officials are saying. when they tell you to evacuate, you need to evacuate. do not delay. do not pause, do not question the instructions been given because this is a serious storm and it could potentially have fatal consequences if people have not acted quickly. the good news is, the governors and local officials have had a few days of preparation. there has been extraordinarily close coordination between state, federal, and local governments. we are confident the assets are pre-positioned for an effective response in the aftermath of th
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 1:00pm PDT
and local governments. we're making sure that food and water and emergency generation is available. i'm confident that we're ready, but i think the public needs to prepare for the fact that this is going to take a long time for us to clean up. >> and with that lengthy cleanup in mind, the president was asked about the potential impact on the quickly approaching election. >> the election will take care of itself next week. right now our number one priority is to make sure that we are saving lives, that our search and rescue teams are going to be in place, that people are going to get the food, the water, the shelter they need in case of emergency and that we respond as quickly as possible to get the economy back on track. >> as for mitt romney, he and paul ryan have canceled events tonight and tomorrow, but earlier in ohio governor romney did extend his concern and sympathy. >> on the eastern coast of our nation a lot of people are enduring some very difficult times, and our hearts and our prayers go to them. >> indeed. prayers are always important, but even more so if romney were to b
MSNBC
Oct 31, 2012 10:00am EDT
said, which is letting the states and localities lead because they know what's best when it comes to their state. and you're seeing that right now, whether it's governor bob mcdonnell in virginia, governor christie or maybe bloomberg in new york who are saying, hey, we know exactly what we need in our state or in the case of new york city, we know what needs to get done, how to do it best. we know where everything is -- >> but isn't that essentially the way fema works? >> hold on, chris. what the governor said and what is -- his point is, is that the federal government should let states lead where they know best, in localities where they know best. getting the federal government in the middle of a disaster situation where immediate response is crucial, helping those in need and having firsthand local knowledge about where things are, where assets are prestationed and how to do it most effectively without the red tape and bureaucracy of the government is probably the most effective way to help people in need. >> well, but that's the way it works now because in consultation with the
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 8:55pm EDT
within the next four years. it means also helping local school districts that sometimes find the parents of school age children outvoted on bond issues, to give them some help with interest-free bonding authority so that we can build new schools and modernize the classrooms. we need to give teachers the training and professional development that they need, including a paid time off to go visit the classroom of a master teacher to pick up some new skills. i want to give every middle- class family a $10,000 a year tax deduction for college tuition so that middle-class families will always be able to send their kids on to college. i want to work for universal free school because we know from all the studies that the youngsters learn, kids learn more in the first few years of life than any where else. now, i said there was a contrast. governor bush is for vouchers, and in his plan he proposes to drain more money, more taxpayer money out of the public schools for private school vouchers than all of the money that he proposes in his entire budget for public schools themselves. and only one in
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 3:05am EDT
years. it means also helping local school districts that sometimes find the parents of school age children outvoted on bond issues, to give them some help with interest-free bonding authority so that we can build new schools and modernize the classrooms. we need to give teachers the training and professional development that they need, including a paid time off go visit the classroom of a master teacher to pick up some new skills. i want to give every middle- class family a $10,000 a year tax deduction for college tuition so that middle-class families will always be able to send their kids on to college. i want to work for universal free school because we know from all the studies that the youngsters learn, kids learn more in the first few years of life than any where else. now, i said there was a contrast. governor bush is for vouchers, and in his plan he propos to drain more money, more taxpayer money out of the public schools for private school vouchers than all of the money that he proposes in his entire budget for public schools themselves. and only one in 20 students would
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
best course of action to have used these a local wfo units from start to finish so we do not ever have to deal with the switch over from what would have been hurricane and tropical storm warnings to the wfo warnings midstream because it will be awhile before these warnings, coastal and inland, will be able to come down. it will be a long duration event, and we are expecting wind-wise, hurricane force gusts over a good portion of the coastline. this will be up through the massachusetts coast line and everywhere in between. the tropical storm force ordeal force winds will occur at the coast and happen and penetrate inland and last in some areas of to as long as tuesday night and wednesday morning. the storm surge still going with the same general picture. for-8 feet above ground level in many places from the northern the large but to connecticut long island sound. we still have the area in the middle here, long island sound, new york city where we could see 6-eleven be combined surge in tied in some spots. the storm surge unit has been watching the water values all day and everything see
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the situation in your local community. listen to your state and local officials, follow instructions. the more you follow the instructions, the more they can deal with situation. next obviously i want to talk about the extraordinary hardship seen over the past 48 hours. our thoughts and prayers go out to all the families to of lost loved ones. unfortunately there have been fatalities as a consequence of hurricane sandy, and it's not clear that we have counted up all the fatalities at this point. obviously this is something that is heartbreaking for the entire nation, and we certainly feel profoundly for the families who have been uprooted and will be going through some very tough times over the next several days, perhaps weeks and months. the most important message i have for them is that america is waiting. -- with you. we are standing behind you, and we will do everything we can to help you get back on your feet. earlier today i had a conversation with the governors, and many of the mayors in the affected areas, including governor christie, cuomo, and bloomberg. want to praise them for the e
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
prevent attacks on u.s. troops in afghanistan from local police or service members if the goal to train them? >> well, first of all, i would not -- never stand here and say we can prevent it. there will be, again, this is an enemy tactic. infiltration, radicalization, influence. you know, this is a society that has suffered under conflict for 30-plus years where young men have often settled their grievances with a gun as opposed to a conversation. and so i can't prevent it. i mean, i just -- we've got to be honest about that. but what we can do is we can continue to work to mitigate that risk, and it's a complex issue. it gets at how do they come into the service, we call it vetting. and then it's while they're in the service, how do we, how do we partner with them to establish that level of trust that -- by the way, i mean, i think it's important to note, and the australians came to the same conclusion. it's often, one of the ways you can mitigate the risk is actually by becoming closer to them, not by walking away from them. you can't commute, i mean, this is just a fact, and i've don
Current
Oct 18, 2012 10:00pm PDT
into fact local and state taxes you know what the top 5% pay? they get 35.3% of the income, as you can say in 2011 and they pay 37.1% of the taxes. so that is not a very progressive tax system at all. and so why is romney saying they pay 60% of the taxes when in reality when you take all the taxes in effect they pay pretty much the percentage that they get, 35% to 37%. because romney thinks it's his job to protect the top 5%. no don't raise the taxes. they already pay too much--of federal income. his job will be to look out for the top 5% who made him president and who earlier made him governor. that's what they have to connect and understand that this guy is not going to create any jobs. he didn't do it in massachusetts, and's not going to do it as president. that's not his goal. you have 18 days to do it. i hope the obama administration is listening. this is an issue that used issue for mitt romney. swing state likely female voters 49% for president obama and 48% for mitt romney. that used to be a much larger differential but it's obviously closed. why? he says, i got a binder full of
Current
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
is usually 100-yard long before you get to the beach. >> fema personnel are working with state and local governments. >> there are things flying off the roof here. >> 30-foot waves on top of 10 to 11 to 12-foot storm surge. >> this is not a time to be stupid. >> the national guard is not too far from husband. >> a lot of people are endureing very difficult times. >> 900 miles wide. that's the tropical storm. >> the crane is dangling above west 56th street. >> sandy has everyone scrambling. >> i'm not worried about the impact on election. i'm worried about the impact on families. >> this is what we live for. >> cenk: all right "viewpoint" is not on the air today because they're in new york, and obviously all of new york is suffering through storm sandy and i can give you the latest. in fact, it just made ground fall in southern new jersey as we speak. the winds are still up to 60 to 80 mph. we've got coastal flooding and 2 million people without power already. on top of that we just also heard unfortunately we have our first storm-related fatality in maryland. so obviously the storm is ve
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 9:00am PDT
is isolate they have done their best to fix it >> 26 of the 851 local clerks who missed the deadline and we have a number of redundancies in the system. they got it in a timely manner and so they can mark it to get it counted. >> gab said electronic ballots cut transmission time in half and in most cases ballots are delivered . now the responsibility rests with a voters to get the ballot sent in on time . the lieutenant governor who was on "fox and friends" this morning is very worried. >> it is unacceptable that our military men and women, who allow us to sleep peacefully with our little kids at home and at night might be denied the opportunity to choose their next commander-in-chief. >> mitt romney campaign might fall suits elsewhere. nothin is imminent but we are monitoring other states and seriously considering filing a suit in vermont but the department of the justice filed their own suit. but there is only 24 days until the election and not much time to get it settled. >> not much time at all. we'll see you watch it closely. thank you for the update. >> we are working thoroughly and e
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, local government has to come up with 10%. every $10 federal government comes up with, local government has to give $1. now here is the thing. when 9/11 happened in new york city, they waived the stafford act and said this is too serious a problemch we can't expect new york city to rebuild on its own. forget that dollar you have to put in. here is $10. that was the right thing to d do. when hurricane andrew struck in florida, people said look at this devastation. we don't expect you to come up with your own money here. here is the money to rebuild. we're in the going to wait for you to scratch it together. because you're part of american family. what is happening in new orleans? where is your dollar? where is your stafford act money. makes no sense. tells me the bulle bullet hasn't been taken out. [ applause ] tells me that somehow the people down in new orleans don't care about it much. >> bret: it turns out at first after katrina congress did not waive the stafford act, that 10% local match requirement that then senator obama was referring to for new orleans. but it was waived by cong
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> and it's make or break for both local teams, the a's and the giants. we have live team coverage on the push to try to stay in the post season. >>> and it's a cold morning. we've got rain on the way, starting to feel like fall. 70s inland and bayside, 60s at the coast. we will time out those showers for you coming up. >>> folks are getting cozy 101 on the peninsula palo alto. we'll sort out the details and those lanes coming up. >>> giving you a live look at san francisco, a little bit of cloud cover there. we'll get a full look at the forecast with christina on this tuesday, october 9th. this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning. thanks for waking up with us. it is 6:00. i am marla tellez. >> and i am jon kelly. good morning, everybody. we begin with decision 2012 and this morning the campaign trail carrying president obama across the country after banking big time here in the bay area for that all-important campaign cash. bob redell is live at san francisco international airport where in just hours from now air force one will be loaded up and taking off. bob, good morning. >
NBC
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
but i've seen governors and local officials have gotten out earlier. they put up the information. >> you mentioned the magnitude of this storm. can you give us a sense of what's mobilized to deal with some of the impact? >> well with we've got teams basically all the way from down in north carolina where it was earlier impacting the outer banks all the way to maine. we have teams in states as far as inland as west virginia. we've been moving generators, moving basic supplies that we would need after the storm. so, it's a large response area but we also have a lot of good teams with the states and their folks working together getting ready. >> power outages are expected to be one of the big impacts of this storm. is there any way to prevent a power outage, to kind of ward it off or do you have to just be prepared to deal with the aftermath? >> you need be prepared. again, we're not expecting the winds themselves inland to be that damaging, the homes and structures but we do think trees will get impacted. limbs coming down the biggest problem. >> you told your staff on sunday to prepare fo
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm PDT
into home interest mortgage deductions, unless you get rid of state and local taxes. that will hit the middle class hard. you have to be honest about this. the debate hurt obama and helped romney, and romney's gotten a bump in the polls, although it seems to be flattening out. you look at the new poll in ohio, the president is at 51%, romney is at 47%. i think the president, the fundamental structure of the race hasn't been changed, but if he doesn't go on the attack, if biden doesn't do a good job against ryan, and if the president doesn't show up and isn't strong in the second debate, then you're going to have a tossup race. >> well, i would disagree with your approach, first of all. i don't approach it that way. that's going back and relegating all the old arguments. in spirit what i would do, unlike shrumy, i would take the big issue that is separating the candidates, don't get into the little trench warfare about what's your tax plan and where were you on medicare two weeks ago. i would say where did you stand on saving the american auto industry? you had one position, i had a
MSNBC
Oct 18, 2012 12:00pm PDT
thing back to what you say the national versus the local, i believe at the beginning of the convention was that the local conditions on the ground didn't really matter. it was the national economy. it was the national messaging, and that everything would sort of stwing in the same direction at the same time. this campaign has sort of pushed that logic aside. we see states like ohio where the president is hanging strong, and orr ones like wisconsin where he gained 15 points on him. >> i remember the reaction of democrats and republicans in 2000. the thing that jumped out at me. week brs the 2000 election, the assumption was that al gore had the electoral college advantage. bus would win the popularity joke. the republicans began to make noise, and it involved potentially trying to flip over gore electors and stay the will of the people needs to be up respected ear. that changed that philosophy when the results came in. i wonder what your reaction would be and what you think the reaction of the conservatives in general would be if this time around romney wins the popular vote and barack
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and local governments. there's been close coordination between state, federal and local governme governments. >> if you want to know how close the coordination has been, listen to new jersey governor chris christie. >> i've been in touch with president obama this afternoon. the president called me at about 2:15 this afternoon. it was just the two of us on the phone. we had a good conversation. the president wanted to know if we had everything that we needed to be able to respond to the storm. i told him we did. we wanted to check on the level of cooperation with fema, i said it was excellent. he said if at any point over the next 48 hours, i was not getting from the federal government i should call him directly at the white house and had he was going to be there. and that i should just not worry about dealing with anybody else. just call him. >> president obama was quick to point out the response is part of the normal government operations. it's not a reflection of the current election climate. >> i am not worried at this point about the impact on the election. i'm worried about the impact o
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Oct 31, 2012 11:00am PDT
think you're right that people want to hear specifics. although, states and government -- local officials warning it takes some time. it's very, very complicated. nobody really -- the forkers warned of this but i don't think people thought it would be this bad, as bad as it is that you would have power out in 60% of a state. >> absolutely. to this point, it is not as if people are blaming fema or blaming administrators. they want some answers which is a natural reaction, especially when you're going through what so many are in this region. thank you very much, ron. i appreciate you sticking around. >>> with six days to election day, governor romney resumed a full campaign schedule today. he's in florida right now. about to kick off the second event of the day in south florida. congressman paul ryan is in wisconsin. vice president joe biden attending rallies in florida and bill clinton is in iowa for the obama campaign, of course. let's bring in the political panel. david goodfriend and rachel smelkin. thank you both for your time. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> i want to get to
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